The Home and Garden Journal of Kayla Pins

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Whatever Wednesday

Whatever Wednesday

Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash I’ve emerged from a long hibernation of grad school overload. My nieces and nephews are suddenly four months older, it’s time to plant a garden, and I have only a month before a two-week hiking trip in the Utah desert after not […]

Scrap Vortex-ing with Eighth Grade Novice Sewists

Scrap Vortex-ing with Eighth Grade Novice Sewists

Although this is my seventh year teaching, it is my first teaching machine sewing to middle school students. I needed a quick project to get the concepts of seam allowances and “right sides together” down before we cut into our pillowcase project. The scrap vortex […]